|Targeted News Service|
The Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, and Energy and Commerce Committees today unveiled the ObamaCare Burden Tracker (#ObamaCareBurden).
The Burden Tracker is an online resource to help the public keep track of all of the new government mandates, rules, and red tape as a result of ObamaCare. The burden of ObamaCare is already being felt, even though many provisions of the law, including the requirement for most Americans to buy government-approved health insurance or pay a tax, are not set to take effect until 2014. According to the
Every hour and dollar spent complying with the Democrats' health care law are time and resources being taken from spending time with family, growing a business and creating jobs, or caring for patients. Since many small businesses do not employ in-house lawyers and accountants, compliance costs are especially expensive and burdensome. Given the new demands of complying with the law, it is not surprising that over 70 percent of small businesses cite the health care law as a major obstacle to job creation.
What could be done in 127,602,371 hours?
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Ways and Means Chairman
Education and the Workforce Chairman
Energy and Commerce Chairman
ANNUAL TOTAL BURDEN HOURS: 127,602,371 AND COUNTING...